Charles M Russell (1864-1926), "Following the Buffalo Run," c. 1894, oil, 23 1/8 x 35 in.

The Russell Sale will proceed on September 12, 2020 using online auction platforms with telephone and absentee bidding options available as well. The First Strike Auction will begin at 10 a.m. MDT, followed by the Russell Sale at 1 p.m. MDT. Crowd favorite Art in Action will be a silent auction online with video spotlights of each artist available for patron viewing.

Eanger Irving Couse (1866-1936), “Indian by Firelight,” oil on canvas, 24 x 29 in.

“This certainly isn’t the way any of us envisioned The Russell for this year but we look forward to offering all the incredible art included in the catalogue for sale in September and giving buyers a variety of ways to bid remotely, including multiple online platforms, absentee, and phone bidding,” said Christina Horton, a representative of the museum. “We are working with our auctioneer, Troy Black, to make this year’s auction just as exciting as ever so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home.”

Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953), “Call of the War Chief,” oil on canvas, 30 x 36 in.

To view the auction catalogue and register to bid, please visit

Charles M Russell, “Woman Petting an Unsaddled Horse,” pen and ink, 8 x 9 in.
Charles M Russell, “Indian on Horseback,” 1898, oil, 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.
Joseph Henry Sharp, “The Bonnet Maker,” c. 1920s, oil on canvas, 15 x 18 in.
Thomas Moran (1837-1926), “Green River in Wyoming,” 1899, oil on canvas, 10 3/8 x 14 in.

About the Russell Museum:
The mission of the C.M. Russell Museum is to collect, preserve, research, interpret, and educate on the art and life of Charles M. Russell; the art and lives of his contemporaries; and the art of preceding and ensuing generations that depicts and focuses on the culture, life, and country of Russell’s West.​

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